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Octavia Butler


Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. 1. Who narrates the novel?

2. 2. What does Kevin do for a living?

3. 3. Who is Nigel’s father?

4. 4. What happens to Sarah’s children?

5. 5. How does Dana get to the past?

6. 6. Why does Rufus sell Sam?

7. 7. Which one of the following does Dana NOT save Rufus from?

8. 8. Why does Alice become a slave?

9. 9. Whose mother is still alive when Dana makes her last trip to the South?

10. 10. Where do Kevin and Dana meet?

11. 11. How does Rufus break his leg?

12. 12. What does Margaret throw at Dana?

13. 13. Who is Jake Edwards?

14. 14. Why do the slaves have a party?

15. 15. Which one of the following nearly kills Rufus?

16. 16. On which day does Dana first travel to the past?

17. 17. On which day does Dana travel to the past for the final time?

18. 18. How does Dana lose her arm?

19. 19. Why does Margaret think Dana is a man?

20. 20. Who is NOT born during the novel?

21. 21. Why does Kevin believe Carrie is mentally delayed?

22. 22. How does Weylin die?

23. 23. How does Rufus die?

24. 24. Of the following, who is never enslaved?

25. 25. Which one of the following is NOT one of the reasons Dana stabs Rufus?

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by Rohan42, March 18, 2014

Nigel is the son of Carrie and Luke, but it says Carrie is Nigel's wife. Not sure about that.


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Lets get this straight

by shamiquil, September 18, 2014

Carries and nigel are married and their babies name is jude luke is nigels father duhhhhh

Luke, Carrie, Nigel, and Sarah

by linoreah, November 04, 2015

Some of the information here is not correct. Sarah is Carrie's mother and Luke is Nigel's father. Carrie and Nigel get married partway through the book.

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